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News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 16, 2010

June 16, 2010 12:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Higgins: TTC must capitalize on its real estate (National Post) Extreme Dome Makeover: Province looking to remodel Ontario Place (National Post)  Comment: Keep Ontario Place ... read more

Quick Pic: Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower Continues Towards Completion

TIFF Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower by Daniels and KPMB Architects
June 16, 2010 1:51 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work continues on Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower as glass panels are being secured over the concrete wall on the north side of the tower. Bell Lightbox, as the base is known, will be the Toronto ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking North Towards The Old Imperial Oil Building

Photo Of The Day: Looking North Towards The Old Imperial Oil Building.
June 16, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photo Of The Day: Looking North Towards The Old Imperial Oil Building. Photo by tomms. June 16, 2010. A neat look at midtown Toronto with the old Imperial Oil building front and centre. Empty ... read more

An Update on CanAlfa's Liberty Towers Project

Liberty Towers condos Toronto by CanAlfa
June 15, 2010 12:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Current snapped these shots of CanAlfa's new Liberty Towers project recently. The project, designed by IBI Group, includes 5 storey stacked townhomes are well as the 24 storey ... read more

The Times Group's 500 Sherbourne Wraps Up Construction

500 Sherbourne condos Toronto by The Times Group
June 15, 2010 10:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
One of the pleasant surprises of Toronto condo construction from the last year, 500 Sherbourne by the Times Group, a 35 storey tower paired with a 6 storey boutique building in behind, is now ... read more

Quick Pic: Real Sports Bar & Grill Set To Open Within Maple Leaf Square

Maple Leaf Square in Toronto by KPMB Architects Lanterra/Cadillac Fairview
June 15, 2010 4:51 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lanterra and Cadillac Fairview's multi-use Maple Leaf Square complex at York Street and Bremner Boulevard, designed by KPMB Architects, is slowly getting ready to open. With offices, shops ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 15, 2010

June 15, 2010 2:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Gardiner: Tear it down, or keep it? An online survey lets you decide (sort of) (National Post) Strolling into new territory: Our neighbours' 'hoods (Toronto Star) Condos fleeing city-run ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The View From The Vu Condo

View from Aspen Ridge Homes' Vu Condos in Toronto
June 15, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view from Aspen Ridge's Vu condo. Old Town Toronto reveals itself from above. Image by Edward Skira read more

Quick Pic: Tridel's 300 Front Street West Condo Gets Started

300 Front Street Condos Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
June 14, 2010 5:28 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
300 Front Street West, located at the northwest corner of John Street and Front, recently got underway. The 52 storey condo, developed by Tridel, was designed by Rudy Wallman Architects. The south ... read more

Cityzen and Fernbrook's Waterlink at Pier 27 Next Phases Proposed

Waterlink at Pier27 in Toronto by Fernbrook/Cityzen, architectsAlliance
June 14, 2010 1:51 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterlink at Pier 27, a Cityzen and Fernbrook project on Toronto Harbour just east of Yonge Street, has recently submitted their last three proposed buildings for rezoning approval to the City. ... read more

The Daniels Corporation Hosts Cole Street Opening Celebrations

Cole Street Regent Park in Toronto by Daniels Corporation
June 14, 2010 10:41 am | by Craig White | Comments
Unveiling of first new street in Regent Park celebrated with special performances of song and dance Saturday June 12 was an historic day in Toronto’s Downtown East, with a celebration to unveil ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Toronto Ferry Boat Trillium

Heritage Toronto Mondays Toronto Ferry Boat Trillium
June 14, 2010 10:20 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and events, ... read more

Quick Pic: MuseumHouse Condominium By Yorkville Group Beginning To Rise

MuseumHouse Condominiums in Toronto by Yorkville Group and Page+Steele architect
June 14, 2010 10:14 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
MuseumHouse, a new 19 storey luxury condo rising at 204 Bloor West, which sits directly across from the ROM (hence the name), begins to rise. This project contains just 24 units meaning most units ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 14, 2010

June 14, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Is Mammoliti’s campaign all an act? (National Post) Metrolinx orders LRVs for Transit City (National Post) Toronto's worst intersection? (Globe and Mail) Metrolinx ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Skyline From The East Side

Photo Of The Day: The Skyline From The East Side of Toronto
June 14, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Downtown skyline up close from the east side. Rooftop heaven.  Photo by redroom studios Quite a few more delightful photos from the same day can be found here. read more

Waterfront: The Sugar Has Arrived At Sugar Beach

June 12, 2010 1:21 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The sugar has arrived at Sugar Beach. Watch the videos below to see what we mean. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 12, 2010

June 12, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Good for the ‘hood? Labelling a corner of the city is an exercise in delicate neighbourly relations (National Post) Pantalone rules out road tolls (Toronto Star) Hume: G20 and the architecture of ... read more

Daily Poll for June 11, 2010: Bloor Street Revitalization

Daily Poll for June 11, 2010: Bloor Street Revitalization Toronto
June 11, 2010 1:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Improvements to Bloor Street are nearing completion in the first phase, and it's looking very promising for the whole project. Do you believe you will spend more time on Bloor when all of this is ... read more

Bloor Street Revitalization Looking Very Promising

Bloor Street Revitalization in Toronto by Bloor-Yorkville BIA and aA
June 11, 2010 1:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto returns with a camera to Bloor Street to record the new plantings gracing the first phase of the project, and to catch up with work on the second phase.  Planted! Hydro vault ... read more

Roncesvalles Lofts by Triumph Developments A Unique Project In West Toronto

Roncesvalles Lofts Toronto by Triumph Developments and architect David Peterson
June 11, 2010 1:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Roncesvalles Lofts is a unique project for Toronto, designed in a modern Dutch idiom by architect David Peterson, and built by Triumph Developments, first time developers growning beyond their ... read more